January 21, 2020

Harriet Bishop PTO January 2020 Meeting Minutes harrietbishoppto@gmail.com

  1. Meeting was called to order. 16 people were present
  2. November 2019 meeting minutes were approved
  3. School liaisons were not present, but are at HB on Thursdays in the office adjacent to the media center

4. Old business 

  1. Spirit Wear – Only 15 orders, net loss of $88, but plan to open a spring sale after attendance boundaries are finalized. 
  2. Family Fun NIght – 60 people attended, good amount for activity, good feedback
  3. Staff Treats December – SUG were emailed schoolwide, well appreciated.  
  4. Yearbook – 2yr contract signed, share site will be available to add photos to yearbook, promotion information will be in Friday folders, March 31st will be final order date. 
  5. Barnes and Noble Book Fair – we made about $400, continued discussion on if time is worth small amount of profits

6. Treasurer’s Update

  1. Revenue forecast to exceed plan by $2,739, driven by hornet hop and silent auction, and SMSC grant
  2. Look into reopening grants for this year, purchasing mat for GaGa ball pit, look at cost of an outdoor classroom. 

7. Volunteer Coordinator Update 

  1. Family Fun Night March 6th – Game Night
    1. ***Looking for new lead for Family Fun Nights***
  2. Box Tops – Continue to use app 

8. Read-A-THon – Blast off Into Reading! 

  1. School is scheduled for May 18th bell Museum traveling planetarium
  2. Goal is $25000
  3. Thank you volunteers, it is going to be amazing!

9. International Night – April 14th

  1. School liaisons Andrea and Safiyo are working with all 3 Savage elementary schools and middle school to make the event more cohesive and have representation from all the involved schools. 

10. Attendance Boundary Changes – map was shown with new areas to be added to HB. the school will have a welcome night in March to welcome new families. 

11. Next PTO meeting February 18th

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